Lecturer in Korean Studies
The University of Auckland – Te Whare Wananga o Tamaki Makaurau
Auckland, Auckland, NZ
12h ago
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Waipapa Taumata Rau The University of Auckland

The Faculty of Arts is the home of the humanities, social sciences, languages, and indigenous studies at the University of Auckland.

The School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics is the centre for studying European and Asian languages and cultures, language teaching, linguistics, and translation in the Faculty of Arts.

The School is an international community attracting students from all over the world and a hub of scholars researching in a wide range of fields on cultures, languages and linguistics across national and disciplinary boundaries.

We wish to recruit a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Korean Studies to contribute to the study of K-culture, K-media at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Your responsibilities will include the following :

Teach Korean Studies courses with specialisation in cultural studies and / or media studies at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Supervise postgraduate projects in areas of Korean studies

Design and develop teaching materials and curriculum on K-culture (cultural heritage, food, beauty and youth culture) and K-media (film, drama, K-pop and digital media)

Undertake research to an international standard and produce research outputs on topics relevant to Korean Studies.

Undertake service and leadership roles as required by Korean Studies and the School.

To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and experience :

Experience of teaching and coordinating undergraduate and postgraduate courses on Korean studies and / or media studies at tertiary level.

Experience of designing and developing undergraduate courses on Korean culture and media.

Experience of teaching and working in a multicultural and collaborative environment.

A promising and strong profile of research outputs in the field of Korean studies and / or the fields relevant to Korean studies.

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university and is committed to providing an excellent working environment through :

Flexible employment practices

A competitive salary with five weeks’ annual leave

Company superannuation scheme, discounted car parking, a generous parental leave allowance, childcare and a number of other discounts on internal and external services.

Applications should be submitted online, before the closing date of Tuesday, 17th May 2022 and include an up-to-date CV and cover letter outlining what strengths you will bring to this role.

Inquiries about this role should be directed to the Head of School, School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics, Professor Martin East, at m.east auckland.ac.nz

Please note we do not accept applications via email.

Additional Information

Overseas Applicants

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This phased re-opening will take some time and this may alter the nature of the standard interview process for offshore candidates, particularly at the on-site interview stage.

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The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment.

For further information on services for Māori, Pacific, women, LGBTQITakatāpui+, people with disabilities, parenting support, flexible work and other equity issues go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz

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ac.nz or Phone 09 923 1115.Applications close : Tuesday, 17th May 2022

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